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RATINGS: 284   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
Spiral Jetty India Pale Ale is the launching point in our series of hoppy IPA brews. Spiral Jetty IPA has an aggressive hop profile (five different hops used here with two in the dry hop) presenting citrus, floral, resinous or pine aromas and flavors typical of American hops and a nice pleasant, cleansing bitterness on the finish. The dominance of the hops helps to balance the complex malt flavors and the higher alcohol content. Spiral Jetty is our strongest Classic Series ale at 6.6% alcohol by volume, but certainly not our strongest beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hershiser2 (1421) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2013
3.99 bottle from Wine Warehouse, CHO. Pours cloudy golden amber with a large frothy off-white head. Smells of grapefruit and pine. Tastes of grapefruit, pine, passionfruit, and orange rind.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3055) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 6, 2013
Bottle at the first Kinki Beer Tasting. It pours a light cloudy honey gold with a muscat, herbal/floral hop aroma. The flavor is mostly bitter pine. It’s a solid IPA with a dry finish though not so complex.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
MacBoost (1518) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Bottle thanks to pussypete, I guess. Pours a slightly hazed orange (light pinkish when held up to the light) color with a white head that fades into a ring. Aromas of some watery indistinct melons or some shit. Pretty flaccid. Mouthfeel is also flaccid, like a penus that refuses to get erect no matter how hard the fluffer (@@ron) tries. Fuck you. This beer sucks. Pretty sure this is at least a year old.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2704) - NORWAY - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle at Den Tatoverede Enke, København, july 18th 2013. Hazy orange body with a staying medium white head. Looks really nice. Light citrus aroma with grain and pine, taste is stronger, with oranges and pineapple, nicely balanced caramel. Long bitterness, with a bit grassy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (6966) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2013
Bottle shared thanks to iphonephan. Pours hazy golden with an off white head. Aroma of citrus, grass, grapefruit, caramel. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (4437) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 6, 2013
From a 22 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Citrus hop nose. Grassy flavors. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewMstr (129) - Pleasant View, Utah, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Cloudy pale color, good hop aroma, taste a little weak. Good beer but far from Epic’s best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6684) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 29, 2013
Medium offwhite head. Clear amber body. Earthy citric spicy aroma with funky. Dry-sweet earthy resiny spicy taste with citric notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dryish earthy funky resiny aftertaste with spicy toffee and caramel notes. Nice, drinkable, pretty good. (0.65l bottle, from Kihoskh, Copenhagen.)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle from Elwood Thompsons on 02/06/2011. Hazy orange body with a small frothy white head. Sweet floral and citrus hop aroma. Sweet pale malt and caramel flavor with some faint floral and citrus notes and light nutty character Medium body mod carb

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (2560) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2013
Bottle at The Great British Beer Festival 2013. Poured a clear amber colour with a big, dense off white head. Aroma of citrus hops, grass and caramel. Grapefruit flavour with sweeter malts and melon. Balanced palate of pine hop resin and biscuity malt.

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